Christian. Crucifixion reason. Kill the god you disagree with. Celsus. According to the Christian father Origen, Celsus (/ˈsɛlsəs/; Greek: Κέλσος) was a 2nd-century Greek philosopher and opponent of Early Christianity.
He is known for his literary work, The True Word (Account, Doctrine or Discourse) (Λόγος Ἀληθής), which survives exclusively in Origen's quotations from it in Contra Celsum. This work, c. 177 is the earliest known comprehensive attack on Christianity. Work According to Origen, Celsus was the author of an anti-Christian work titled The True Word (Alēthēs logos). This work was lost, but we have Origen's account of it in his writings. It was during the reign of Philip the Arab that Origen received this work for rebuttal. Origen's refutation of The True Word contained its text, interwoven with Origen's replies.
As an anti-Christian Greek philosopher, Celsus mounted an attack on Christianity. O light and truth! Origen wrote his refutation in 248. See also References Further reading External links The Lost Years of Jesus in Tibet « Tibet Talk. The undocumented portion of Jesus’s early life, popularly known as “The Lost Years of Jesus, have aroused many questions about Jesus of Nazareth’s whereabouts and activities during this period.
“The Lost Years of Jesus” are generally said to comprise of Jesus’s life after 12 years of age and prior to 30 years of age. These years have been suitably labeled the “Lost Years” since there has been no biblical or middle eastern/western records of Jesus’s activities during this period to date. However in 1887 Nicolas Notovitch (pictured in right), a Russian aristocrat and journalist, traveled to an ancient Tibetan monastery in Himis, north of Srinagar in Kashmir, and discovered and translated ancient Buddhist scripts which spoke of a Saint Issa (a transliteration of the word Jesus), a man who had traveled from Israel to the lands of India, Persia, Tibet (in the Ladakh area of Kashmir) and many others. 8 Ways Christian Fundamentalists Make People Convert. May 27, 2012 | Like this article?
Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. If the Catholic bishops, their conservative Protestant allies , and other right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it. Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over. But if you read ExChristian testimonials you will notice that quite often church leaders or members do things that either trigger the deconversion process or help it along.
Here are some top ways Christians push people out the church door or shove secret skeptics out of the closet. 1. Ignorant and mean-spirited attitudes about homosexuality don’t drive just gays out of the church, they are a huge deconversion issue for straight friends and family members. 2. The Role of Meat in the Human Diet - John McDougall. JESUS: "LET NO FLESH MEAT ENTER YOUR MOUTHS" (Lect. 38, GHT) 10 Christ-like Figures Who Pre-Date Jesus. Religion I recently watched the documentary Zeitgeist (Part 1) as well as Bill Maher’s movie Religulous.
Both made mention of claims often made that there are many stories that predate Jesus but have striking parallels. I decided to follow up on these claims and see what kind of information was out there to substantiate these assertions. I found several websites run by Christians who obviously disputed all claims of any parallels to the life of Jesus. I also found several interesting books on the subject, such as The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors: Christianity Before Christ by Kersey Graves, and The Christ Conspiracy, and Suns of God: Krishna, Buddha and Christ Unveiled by Acharya S.
As a non-christian, I am approaching this topic purely as an interested observer. Christ's Assault on Blood Sacrifice. Jesus Christ talks about The ILLUMINATI part - 1. Jesus: King of Kings. Jesus was a Buddhist Monk BBC Documentary. The Christ of India. Essene roots of Christianity At the time of Jesus of Nazareth there were two major currents or sects within Judaism: the Pharisees and the Sadducees.
The Pharisees were extremely concerned with strict external observance of their interpretation of the Mosaic Law, ritual worship, and theology. The Sadducees, on the other hand, were very little concerned with any of these and tended toward a kind of genteel agnosticism. Today these two groups might be compared with the Orthodox and the Reformed branches of Judaism respectively. There was also a third sect which both was and was not part of Judaism. Jesus of Nazareth was an Essene, as were most of his followers, including the twelve Apostles.
Their claims about their very existence was certainly a controversial matter. Jesus in Kashmir,India(BBC Documentry)-1. Early Christian Writings: New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers. Jewish Religions - Christianity - Penetration of the Christian Organizations.